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Howard Ho

 
Bio:
Howard Ho is a playwright, composer, Youtuber and Ovation-nominated sound designer. His play VARIOUS EMPORIA was a 2017 O'Neill National Playwrights Finalist. His musical PRETENDO was featured in the Center Theatre Group (CTG) Library Reading Series. His short musical END OF THE LINE was featured in ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Howard Ho is a playwright, composer, Youtuber and Ovation-nominated sound designer. His play VARIOUS EMPORIA was a 2017 O'Neill National Playwrights Finalist. His musical PRETENDO was featured in the Center Theatre Group (CTG) Library Reading Series. His short musical END OF THE LINE was featured in ... (read complete bio)
 

 

Howard Ho Biography

Howard Ho is a playwright, composer, Youtuber and Ovation-nominated sound designer. His play VARIOUS EMPORIA was a 2017 O'Neill National Playwrights Finalist. His musical PRETENDO was featured in the Center Theatre Group (CTG) Library Reading Series. His short musical END OF THE LINE was featured in The Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival and in Theatre Now New York's Soundbites 5.0. He was a 2016 CTG Literary Fellow and a 2013 NY State Summer Writers Institute Scholarship recipient. His short plays and musicals have been produced at Theatre Now New York, Company of Angels and New Musicals, Inc and presented at Playground-LA. His music was recently featured in COMPOSE LA, a City of Los Angeles concert series highlighting current Los Angeles composers. He has sound designed at Center Theatre Group (CTG), TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, East West Players, Echo Theatre, Playwrights' Arena, Native Voices, Sierra Madre Playhouse, Lodestone Theatre, and Company of Angels. His articles have been published at HowlRound and the Los Angeles Times. He studied Musicology and Communications at UCLA and Master of Professional Writing at the University of Southern California, where he was stage and screen editor of the Southern California Review. His popular Youtube videos analyzing the music of Hamilton (youtube.com/HowardHoMusic) have been recognized by Lin-Manuel Miranda and have garnered over a million views collectively.




Howard Ho News

Hennepin Theatre Trust Partners With Minneapolis Musical Theatre And The Chambers Hot Photo Hennepin Theatre Trust Partners With Minneapolis Musical Theatre And The Chambers Hotel To Showcase Minne-Musicals
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2021

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced that Minne-Musicals, a free, ticketed theatrical event, will be arriving at The Hennepin (900 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) and The Chambers Hotel (901 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Friday, Sep. 10 - Sunday, Sep. 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Industry Pro Newsletter: AEA issues Vaccinated Production Guidelines, COVID Passports Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: AEA issues Vaccinated Production Guidelines, COVID Passports, and Issues of Equity for AAPI Artists
by Alex Freeman - Apr 12, 2021

As vaccines continue to roll out across the country, the puzzle of how to safely reopen gains some clarity - but with that clarity come new questions. This week, we have coverage of new production guidelines from AEA as well as concerns over the feasibility of vaccine or negative test requirements of audiences.

Theatre Companies Revoke LA Stage Alliance Membership After Asian Nominee is Misident Photo Theatre Companies Revoke LA Stage Alliance Membership After Asian Nominee is Misidentified at the Ovation Awards
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021

Jully Lee was nominated for an award for her performance in East West Players' Hannah and the Dread Gazebo, a play that featured an entirely Asian American company. However, when the time came for the award to be announced, Lee's name was mispronounced, and a photo of her castmate was shown on screen in place of her own.

MTI Will Make Theatre Now's 10-Minute Musicals Available for Licensing Photo MTI Will Make Theatre Now's 10-Minute Musicals Available for Licensing
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 10, 2020

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) announced an agreement with Theatre Now New York, an artist service organization dedicated to the development of new works, to represent and license 25 short musicals from its collection beginning in early 2021.

New Book, THE 10-MINUTE MUSICAL, An Anthology From The SOUND BITES Festival, is Now A Photo New Book, THE 10-MINUTE MUSICAL, An Anthology From The SOUND BITES Festival, is Now Available
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2020

Theatre Now's THE 10-MINUTE MUSICAL, AN ANTHOLOGY FROM THE SOUND BITES FESTIVAL Out Photo Theatre Now's THE 10-MINUTE MUSICAL, AN ANTHOLOGY FROM THE SOUND BITES FESTIVAL Out Next Month
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2020

Theatre Now has annouced the November 1st release of The 10-Minute Musical, an Anthology from the SOUND BITES Festival. The first ever anthology of 10-minute musicals, the book features 25 complete musicals and is a resource for educators, producers, theatre enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the musical theatre form. More information on the book, including a link to purchase, can be found at www.tnny.org/anthology-book.

Company of Angels Presents WHAT'S GOING ON? A Virtual Play Festival Photo Company of Angels Presents WHAT'S GOING ON? A Virtual Play Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2020

Celebrating 60 years as Los Angelesa?? oldest non-profit theater company, Company of Angels presents a live-streamed event Whata??s Going On? A Virtual Play Festival: Watch Whata??s Going On? live on Saturday, August 1 & 8 at 8 PM PST on Youtube at https://bit.ly/CoAWhatsGoingOn, Facebook Live at Facebook.com/CompanyofAngels or via their Website at companyofangels.org/whatsgoingon

 Photo VIDEO: Playwrights' Arena Presents The Voices Of Local Playwrights Wishing They Are ‚ÄúClose To You‚ÄĚ
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2020

Wake Up With BWW 4/1: Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs a HAMILTON Living Room Concert, and Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/1: Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs a HAMILTON Living Room Concert, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2020

Yesterday brought us some epic videos, including one of Ben Platt and the tour cast of Dear Evan Hansen performing You Will Be Found! Also, Lin-Manuel Miranda was the guest on our Living Room Concerts series!

VIDEO: Watch An Epic Mashup of Broadway's Best Musicals From the Past Decade Photo VIDEO: Watch An Epic Mashup of Broadway's Best Musicals From the Past Decade
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2020

Howard Ho, the creator of the How Hamilton Works series on YouTube, has created an epic mashup of songs and scenes from musicals from the past decade.

Howard Ho Videos

VIDEO: Watch An Epic Mashup of Broadway's Best Musicals From the Past Decade VideoVIDEO: Watch An Epic Mashup of Broadway's Best Musicals From the Past Decade
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2020

Howard Ho, the creator of the How Hamilton Works series on YouTube, has created an epic mashup of songs and scenes from musicals from the past decade.